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Washington, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives reports that Congressman Ron Paul has once again run his Congressional office in a frugal manner, and he will likely return tens of thousands of dollars to the Treasury once again this year. Preliminary estimates forwarded to Paul’s office indicate he has about $75,000 left in his account.
“Since my first year in Congress representing the 14th district I have managed my office in a frugal manner, instructing staff to provide the greatest possible service to the people of the 14th district at the least possible cost to taxpayers,” said Paul.
Paul’s Chief of Staff, Tom Lizardo, said “It is customary that several thousand dollars of expenditures are not calculated until after this year ends, but I am confident that tens of thousands will remain to be given back once the books finally close on 2007, just as Congressman Paul always instructs us to do.”
So here's a guy who knows how to work with a budget; seems like the right attitude.
Especially the part about restoring traditional conditions/institutions,
As far as the antics of his supporters? Well why wouldn't they be excited and vocal?
They just know that finally there is someone running for office who is interested in their well-being, their liberties.
AMEN BROTHER !!!! .... PREACH THE WORD !!!!
Originally posted by spacedoubt
I'd rather hear a few bad words, than see more coffins come back from overseas. We are wasting real American Heroes in the middle east.
That, my friends, is worth a few curse words.
you got any soap for my curse words awhile ago ??? LOL
that semper saying RP doesn't have class
and about us RP supporters being unintelligent:
Making a statement in opposition to a recount order by the Florida court, as Paul did, and opposing the ascendancy by Bush without a thorough recount, as I wrote, is a distinction missed by Paulites and Paulettes who challenged the statement and apparently can't read competently.
The delegates to the Electoral College put Bush into the White House. That is where Paul showed, that by failing to support the rightful winner, he is no constitutionalist and has not the love or understanding for that document that he claims.
What the hell is wrong with you people? Or should I say, those people. It's like you've been trapped a broken down Ford Pinto for seven years with no food and water, and escaped only to start foaming at the mouth, thanks to a bite from Cujo.
My favorite idiot from the clip is the dude who voices his worry that they might get arrested, but continues to run along side the angry mob. Typical herd mentality. Sheep.
While the effect of such efforts (protests/boycotts) are questionable at best, it is clear that this more ‘militant’ attitude is similar to that which we find with NARAL and PETA activists from the left. In the case of a campaign, this is nothing more than an irritated knee jerk reaction of the supporters to any effort to undermine their efforts when news agencies either report reality (polls) or state opinions which might be hurtful to their “man”. An example of that would be Joe Scarborough’s statement on Paul, “Everybody’s thought that he’s been crazy for a while…”, which drew fire from Paul supporter. Most normal candidate supporter “pools” would get irritated with such comments, but Paul supporters become rabid.
Originally posted by semperfortis
There is arguably no person on the planet that has a better proven record of managing a budget then Romney...
It is his definition of those traditional conditions that worry me...
Using that argument, Osama BenLaden wants traditional conditions as well.. I wont back him either...
It's the common human decency lacking here... The Myrtle Beach fiasco where they were shouting obscenities to drown out other candidates interviews. One they were a crowd of people with maybe 1/3 old enough to vote. Two, they even had an instance where some threw things.
The constant flooding of other peoples posts on ATS is a prime example... Instead of the intelligent and mature discourse about candidates that ATS is famous for, we get a flood of half formed, almost unintelligent posts about RP that have little to do with the thread...
Class is what I am talking about I guess... As a whole RP supporters lack it...
Check his voting record and do it without making excuses for the vote as so many have...
His votes trouble me... Nothing wrong with being a non-interventionists, I am somewhat one myself. But the radical way he justifies some votes as the Feds. staying out, is just plain silly and any one informed can see it if you look...
Also there is the issue of the war.... and 9/11
I frankly differ 180 degrees from him on both accounts...
I support the war, and I know what happened on 9/11... There was nothing like what he infers...
He has all but come out and blamed the US for what happened and what is happening... I can't stomach that.. That is why I am seldom on those threads.. I have trouble with people that will believe just anything that fits in their politically correct lives and do no research into the facts.. So I stay away from them...
So, there are just too many things about him and what he stands for that I can not support and have lived my life totally against...
Originally posted by semperfortis
Except of course on Myspace, Youtube or some other juvenile venue
does this line mean that you're saying RP supporters are
juvenile ??? since you say "or some other juvenile"
some other juvenile venue